Like Goldilocks and the three bears, agreeing on a comfortable room temperature is a challenge for many households. One person likes it cool, another likes it warm … but what temperature is “just right” for the baby?”
Just as people with a past are interesting, so is furniture that looks as though it’s lived through some rough patches. Intentionally shabby, slightly worn furniture is in vogue, and we are obsessed with it.
One thing that living in a small house has taught me over the last two years is that organization is vital.
I cannot emphasize this enough – our family has a lot of stuff, no matter how hard we try to keep our belongings to a minimum, and the only way we can survive living in a 1,100 square foot house is by making sure every inch of it is as organized as possible.
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a chance to spread awareness. During the month of October, we will celebrate people with Down syndrome and make people aware of their abilities and accomplishments. It’s not about celebrating disabilities, it’s about celebrating abilities!
When you’re busy kid-wrangling (and working, and cleaning, and life-living in general), the thought of making time to go out can feel more exhausting than exhilarating. But you don’t have to give up on date night altogether; there are plenty of good reasons to get out there with your significant other, even when the couch is calling. Date night not only gives the two of youmuch-needed one-on-one time to reconnect as a couple; sometimes, it’s just fun to have a break from the ordinary — to remember why you got together in the first place.
Whether you’re working with a tight nursery budget or simply love that cozy, pieced-together look, mismatched furniture may be in your design future. Put these five simple guidelines for coordinating mismatched furniture to work, and you’ll be mixing and matching like a pro in no time!